Ramnagar - I Community Development Block, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Purba Medinipur district's the 9th least populous sub district, located in Purba Medinipur district of the state West Bengal in India. There are 137 villages in the sub district, among them Badhia is the most populous village with population of 5979 and Chhota Balarampur is the least populous village with population of 1. Badhia is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Mirjapur is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Khadalgobra Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 85 thousand (51%) are male and about 82 thousand (49%) are female. 86% of the whole population are from general caste, 13% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramnagar - I community development block is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 35 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 97% (about 1.6 lakh) live in Ramnagar - I Sub District rural part and 3% (5344) population live in the Ramnagar - I Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramnagar - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 167,330 144,517 22,047 766 18,609
Male 85,230 73,615 11,220 395 9,652
Female 82,100 70,902 10,827 371 8,957

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ramnagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Badhia 5979 Khadalgobra 5344
Mukundapur 5054
Damadarpur 4236
Ranisai 3976
Talga Chhari 3421
Haldia 3370
Bagpura 3270
Kainara 2875
Santeshwarpur 2857
Purba Mukundapur 2766

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 87% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 13% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 956 in Muslims are 1011.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramnagar - I

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 167,330 145,375 21,629 150 34 37 12 1 92
Male 85,230 74,307 10,758 80 16 16 4 1 48
Female 82,100 71,068 10,871 70 18 21 8 0 44

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 15.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 1.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 15.1% which is 0.1% higher than male population growth rate of 15%. General caste population has increased by 14.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 17.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -10% and child population has decreased by -5.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar - I

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.1% 14.8% 17.9% -10% -5.6%
Male 15% 14.9% 17.2% -7.7% -4.6%
Female 15.1% 14.8% 18.6% -12.3% -6.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, in schedule caste is 965 and in schedule tribe is 939. There are 928 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 0 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar - I

Total General SC ST Child
Change 0 -1 12 -49 -19
2011 963 963 965 939 928
2001 963 964 953 988 947

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ramnagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Tangabani 1224 Khadalgobra 953
Potapara 1153
Saripur 1148
Dalbaladya 1107
Shukra Shani 1097
Minabag 1093
Panch Daria 1093
Ranisai 1086
Nonaari 1085
Jagai Basan 1082

Literacy

Total about 1.3 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 71 thousand are male and about 60 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramnagar - I is 88%. 94% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ramnagar - I

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 2.0% 10.9%
2011 87.8% 93.8% 81.7%
2001 81.5% 91.8% 70.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ramnagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Chhota Balarampur 100 Khadalgobra 85
Deulbatta 98
Jashipur 98
Saripur 98
Palsandapur 97
Paschimbar 97
Bansbani 97
Baliharpur 97
Alampur 96
Kulbudhi 96

Workers profile

Ramnagar - I has 34% (about 57 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 10% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 12% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramnagar - I

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.4% 25.3% 9.1% 65.6%
Male 57.7% 45.2% 12.5% 42.3%
Female 10.1% 4.6% 5.6% 89.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ramnagar - I

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Badhia 5.5 Khadalgobra 2.2
Tajpur 4.6
Purba Mukundapur 3.6
Gadadharpur 3.5
Damadarpur 3.4
Purushottampur 2.6
Jaldha 2.6
Kanda Gram 2.5
Juki 2.5
Chandapur 2.3